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‘Badges and Bobbers’ event returns to City Reservoir June 10

The Williams Police Department is hosting a free fishing day at Buckskinner Park.  (Stock photo)

The Williams Police Department is hosting a free fishing day at Buckskinner Park. (Stock photo)

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Police Department (WPD) is making sure every child in Williams has fish on the grill this summer as they host the second annual ‘Badges and Bobbers’ fishing event in June.

WPD is hosting a free fishing day at Buckskinner Park, June 10 from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. This free fishing day is for youth ages 0-17. Each child that participates will receive a free fishing pole.

The department will purchase fishing licenses for participants ages 10-17 that don’t currently have a 2023 fishing license. Licenses will be purchased and mailed to participants after the event.

A burger burn consisting of hamburgers, hotdogs and a drink for participating youth will be available for free from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Raffles will be held at the end of the event.

To sign children up for the event, parents can visit williamspd.aidaform.com/badges-and-bobbers.

The department is asking community members and businesses for donations of fishing poles, food, drinks monetary donations, donations for raffles, etc. Donations may be dropped off at the Williams Police Department located at 501 W Route 66 in Williams.

For more information, contact (928) 635-4461 or email at wpdinfo@williamsaz.gov.


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